CSCI-140, Graphic Design and Digital Media

Fall 2018 — Calendar #1 of 3

This course schedule includes most of the assignments and activities. However, additional work may be
assigned as appropriate.

Work to be submitted: 

Due Dates

Assignment or Test

September 3

Assignment #1, A Beautiful Sketch

September 10

Assignment #2, Let's Get Animated

September 12

TEST #1

Covers Introduction and Chapters 1-4

TBA

In-Class Exercise,

"Moving" object team assignment

October 1 Assignment #3 (TBA)

 

In-class Discussions and Activities

Class Days

Topics & Activities

Aug 22 - 24
  • Intro — Introduction to course and to Processing
  • Read Introduction too
  • Chapters 1 & 2 — Drawing Primitive Shapes
Aug 27 - 31
  • Chapters 2 & 3 — Flow of Control and Interaction
  • Value-Added Perspective † (Fun Programming website)
  • Assignment #1, see above
Sept 3 - 7
  • Chapters 4 & 5 — Variables & Control Structures
  • Assignment #2, see above
Sept 10 - 14
  • Value-Added Perspective
  • TEST # 1, Sept 12th
  • Preview of Chapter 6
Sept 17 - 21
  • Chapter 6 — Loops and Concept of Iteration
  • In-Class Exercise

Sept 24 - 28

  • Chapter 7 — Functions and Re-use
  • Assignment #3, see above

 

† Value-Added Perspectives in this class will come in the forms of additional readings or videos, in-class exercises, review of previous material, or visual inspirations.